Thursday, January 9, 2014

Joint venture orders A320

Singapore Airlines has chosen the Airbus A320 to launch its new Indian joint venture with Tata Sons, a win over rival Boeing in Asia's third biggest economy. Sources familiar with the decision said a project team picked Airbus over Boeing's 737, the aircraft ordered by low-cost operator SpiceJet to expand its fleet in a deal reported by Reuters on Tuesday. (Source: Reuters, 01/09/14) Gulf Coast note: The A320 market is of interest to Mobile, Ala., where Airbus is building an A320 final assembly line.